The 2013 Fright Meter Awards Nominations Are In

Come awards time, most horror movies (read: ALL horror movies) are shut out from the major awards circuit. What do horror fans have to look forward to? The Fright Meter Awards of course! We here at Slasher Studios are part of the awards committee and some of our selections for the very best in the year of horror are displayed in the selections below (though boo…no Stitches). Here are the nominees for the best of the best in the horror genre for the year 2013. What are your picks?

BEST HORROR MOVIE
American Mary
The Conjuring
Evil Dead
Maniac
You’re Next

BEST DIRECTOR
Fede Alvarez (Evil Dead)
Chan-wook Park (Stoker)
Jen Soska & Sylvia Soska (American Mary)
James Wan (The Conjuring)
James Wan (Insidious: Chapter 2)

BEST ACTOR IN A LEADING ROLE
Jeffrey Combs (Would You Rather)
Matthew Goode (Stoker)
Patrick Wilson (The Conjuring)
Patrick Wilson (Insidious: Chapter 2)
Elijah Wood (Maniac)

BEST ACTRESS IN A LEADING ROLE
Vera Farmiga (The Conjuring)
Katherine Isabelle (American Mary)
Jane Levy (Evil Dead)
Sharni Vinson (You’re Next)
Mia Wasikowska (Stoker)

BEST ACTOR IN A SUPPORTING ROLE
Rob Corddy (Warm Bodies)
Epy Kusnandar (V/H/S/2)
Ron Livingston (The Conjuring)
Lou Taylor Pucci (Evil Dead)
Rhys Wakefield (The Purge)

BEST ACTRESS IN A SUPPORTING ROLE
Nicole Kidman (Stoker)
Julianne Moore (Carrie)
Isabelle Nelisse (Mama)
Tristan Risk (American Mary)
Lili Taylor (The Conjuring)

BEST ENSEMBLE CAST PERFORMANCE
American Mary
The Conjuring
Evil Dead
Insidious Chapter 2
Stoker

BEST SCREENPLAY
American Mary
The Conjuring
Insidious Chapter 2
John Dies At The End
Stoker

BEST MAKEUP
American Mary
The Conjuring
Evil Dead
Frankenstein’s Army
V/H/S/2

BEST SPECIAL EFFECTS
Carrie
The Conjuring
Evil Dead
Insidious Chapter 2
World War Z

BEST SCORE
The Conjuring
Evil Dead
Insidious Chapter 2
The Lords Of Salem
Maniac

BEST EDITING
The Conjuring
Evil Dead
Maniac
Stoker
V/H/S/2

BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY
The Conjuring
Insidious Chapter 2
The Lords Of Salem
Maniac
Stoker

BEST HORROR SHORT FILM
Baby-Sitting
The Captured Bird
Familiar
Girl At The Door
Seance